Jawed Naqvi

Mamata kindles India’s hope

Mamata kindles India’s hope

Self-criticism and introspection don’t seem to go well with the current crop of Indian partisans. Updated 04 May, 2021 09:14am
Scourge of cosmetic piety

Scourge of cosmetic piety

What accounts for the government’s arrogance and the vicious response to criticism? Updated 27 Apr, 2021 08:48am
A conjurer of limitless hope

A conjurer of limitless hope

Rehman Sahib came across as a battle-scarred soldier who was perpetually planning to regroup after a setback. Published 20 Apr, 2021 06:50am
The musk deer’s self-doubt

The musk deer’s self-doubt

The Congress requires an urgent strategy to stop the haemorrhage of wholesale migration of its MLAs to the BJP in different states Published 06 Apr, 2021 07:52am
Characters in a Sartre play

Characters in a Sartre play

India’s fractious opposition criminally created the ground for Narendra Modi to sidle close to seizing absolute power. Updated 30 Mar, 2021 08:58am
Guru’s cuppa with Rumi

Guru’s cuppa with Rumi

Guru’s faith in Rumi and Sufism and his deep-seated aversion to puritanism were of a piece with what used to define Kashmiriat. Updated 16 Mar, 2021 09:08am
If a horse befriends the grass

If a horse befriends the grass

Other natural questions flow from the prospect of India’s improved relations with Pakistan. Updated 09 Mar, 2021 08:23am
The dubious national interest

The dubious national interest

Who decides the national interest, and, thereby, which separatism to support, which to oppose? Updated 02 Mar, 2021 08:06am
Sermons from left’s pulpit

Sermons from left’s pulpit

For the farmers, the Ambani-Adani reference has cropped up without a pause in their critique. Updated 16 Feb, 2021 08:20am
Time to fix errant democracies

Time to fix errant democracies

Despite the world public opinion being overwhelmingly against it, Israel continues with its aggression. Updated 02 Feb, 2021 08:49am
The handmaiden of capitalism

The handmaiden of capitalism

The Special Marriage Act in India was meant to circumvent the crisis not to add to it. Published 19 Jan, 2021 07:59am
Between the cup and the lip

Between the cup and the lip

The world is waiting out the fraught days before Joe Biden can put the doomsday trigger out of Trump’s reach. Updated 12 Jan, 2021 08:04am